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Enugu Rangers get favourable CAF Cup pairing

Remarkable 2018/2019 CAF Confederation Cup qualifiers Enugu Rangers of Nigeria were paired with Defence Force of Ethiopia in the preliminary round and will be favourites for the two-legged tie.

Tanzanian officials order physical exams of 10 alleged gays

Tanzanian authorities are carrying out physical examinations on 10 men suspected of homosexual activity in Zanzibar, according to police.

Report: At least 10 men arrested in Zanzibar for same sex wedding

At least 10 men have been arrested for allegedly conducting a same-sex marriage ceremony on the Tanzanian Island of Zanzibar, says a report.

Tanzania arrests 10 men for allegedly being homosexual

Police detained 10 men on the Tanzanian holiday Island of Zanzibar for allegedly being homosexual, shortly after an anti-gay crackdown took effect in the East African nation, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
Rescue workers examine the hull of a ferry that overturned in Lake Victoria, Tanzania September 21, 2018, in this still image taken from video. Reuters TV-via REUTERS

World leaders express shock at Tanzania ferry disaster, death toll hits 130

Hundreds of solemn people watched Friday as body after body was pulled from a capsized ferry that Tanzanian authorities said was badly overcrowded and upended in the final stretch before reaching shore. The death toll was above 130 but horrified witnesses feared that would rise as a second day of searching neared an end.

President Buhari: Nigeria to boost economic relations with Tanzania

Nigeria is ready to boost economic ties with Tanzania for the benefit of citizens of both countries, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.

Envoy: We want more Nigerian teachers, companies in Tanzania

The High Commissioner of Tanzania to Nigeria, Muhidin Moweto, on Thursday thanked the Federal Government for deploying 41 teachers to the country under the Technical Aid Corps programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Three Nigerians shortlisted for 2018 Caine Prize

Other shortlisted writers includes South Africa’s Stacy Hardy for her short story, ‘Involution’ and Kenya’s Makena Onjerika for ‘Fanta Blackcurrant’.

UK, US warn of possible Tanzania protests

Britain and the United States have warned their citizens in Tanzania to exercise caution ahead of possible anti-government protests on Thursday.

Tanzania opposition leader charged for ‘inciting hatred’

The head of Tanzania's main opposition party was charged on Tuesday with inciting hatred and rebellion after being arrested alongside five other members of his party, a legal source said.

Wizkid, Davido, Joshua winners at The Future Awards

Wizkid, Davido, the undefeated heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, Kenny Blaq and Nancy Isime, emeged some of the winners at The Future Awards Africa 2017 held in Lagos on Saturday.

Zimbabwe pull out of 2017 Cecafa Cup on ‘security’ grounds

Zimbabwe pulled out of the 2017 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup which starts in Kenya on Sunday, citing "security" concerns.

Tanzania arrests 12 for alleged homosexuality in Dar es Salaam

Tanzanian police said Wednesday they had arrested 12 men, including two South Africans and a Ugandan, for presumed homosexuality as part of an ongoing crackdown against gays.

WHO tasks African leaders on medicines, health technology

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged African leaders to take seriously issues of access to essential medicines and health technologies in order to improve the health system in the continent.

Zanzibar arrests 20 for ‘homosexuality’ – police

Twenty people have been arrested on Tanzania's semi-autonomous archipelago Zanzibar for alleged homosexuality, a police official said Saturday, in the latest crackdown on the country's gay community.

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